A TROPONIN complex subunit that binds calcium and help regulate calcium-dependent muscle contraction. There are two troponin C subtypes: troponin C1 and C2. Troponin C1 is skeletal and cardiac type whereas troponin C2 is skeletal type. Troponin C1 is a BIOMARKER for damaged or injured CARDIAC MYOCYTES and mutations in troponin C1 gene are associated with FAMILIAL HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY. (mesh:D019209)



Synonym Reference Specificity
TnC Exact
cTnC Exact
troponin C Exact
TN-C Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:11943 TNNC1 isa
HGNC:11944 TNNC2 isa

Outgoing Relations

Relation Identifier Name
partof FPLX:Troponin Troponin